Sara is a nationally recognized authority on elite college admissions. Her philosophy is that every kid applying to college deserves the best advice. Her groundbreaking free website, Admissions Revolution, gives all students the key information they need to realize their college dreams.
Sara’s rare perspective is born from humble roots. She is a proud graduate of a large public high school in New Jersey. She went on to graduate summa cum laude from Hamilton College and earned her Master's in Higher Education from the University of Pennsylvania. Over the course of 10 years, Sara rose through the ranks to become the Associate Dean of Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania, and then became the youngest Dean of Admissions in the country at Franklin and Marshall College. After taking time off to raise her young family, Sara returned to become the Director of College Counseling at the Baldwin School on the Philadelphia Main Line.
Sara is the only private counselor in the country who has led both an admissions office at a highly selective college and a college counseling office on the other side of the process at an elite high school. Sara has read hundreds of thousands of essays and applications.
Sara is regularly featured on NBC News, The Huffington Post, and TODAY Parents.
She has written editorial pieces about elite college admissions featured in the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and Atlanta Constitution Journal.
As a dean of admissions, college counselor and mother of three, Sara has an extraordinary understanding of college admissions. She knows what it takes for each student to get into their optimal college. Sara’s goal is to help every student achieve the best version of themselves through the college admissions process.